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$3 million raised for Minneapolis businesses

A sign saying Photo: KSTP/Ben Henry. A sign saying "Rest in Peace, George Floyd" stands at a memorial for Floyd near 38th Street and Chicago Avenue on the morning of Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Associated Press
Updated: June 02, 2020 11:45 AM
Created: June 02, 2020 11:41 AM

More than $3 million has been raised to help rebuild south Minneapolis businesses damaged or destroyed in the sometimes violent protests that followed George Floyd's death.

More than 38,000 donors have given to a fund set up by the Lake Street Council, a nonprofit that advocates for the area's business community, at welovelakestreet.com.

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Many protests since Floyd's death have been peaceful. But dozens of businesses, many owned by immigrants and people of color, were hit by looting and arson.


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